Krippendorf's Tribe


1h 34m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who bec

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Dennis Fuller
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Hawaii, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Synopsis

Anthropologist James Krippendorf is a single dad trying to raise three kids. For the past two years he's been living off of grant money to study an "undiscovered" tribe in New Guinea. Word comes that his lecture is due but there is no tribe. Out of desperation Krippendorf uses his own family who become the "Shelmikedmu" a fictional tribe.

Crew

Vincent Agostino

Production Supervisor

Archie K Ahuna

Special Effects Coordinator

Deana Albers

Assistant Property Master

Sean C Alvarez

Accounting Assistant

David Leroy Anderson

Makeup

George H Anderson

Sound Editor

Judy Apperson

Assistant

Salvatore Aprile

Production Assistant

Gerard Averill

Assistant Location Manager

Audrey Bamberg

Assistant

Dicky Barrett

Song

Les Baxter

Song Performer

Les Baxter

Song

Tammy Blackburn

Animal Trainer

Chris Blackwood

Stunts

Mike Boudry

Adr

Julian Bratolyubov

Music

Tasso Bravos

Grip

Larry Brezner

Producer

Bruce Broughton

Original Music

Bruce Broughton

Music

Brumby J. Broussard

Production Assistant

Shane Buckallew

Other

Jackie Burch

Casting

Bill Burns

Assistant Sound Editor

Jeff Burrage

Video Assist/Playback

Douglas Busby

Production Assistant

Ian Busch

Assistant

Ross Canter

Executive Producer

Robert Cardillo

Other

Patty Carlin

Music Editor

James A Carlton

Grip

Gil Carreras

Color Timer

Katie Carroll

Dga Trainee

Scott Chambliss

Production Designer

Steve Chandler

Lighting

Amin Chandra

Craft Service

Robin Citrin

Location Manager

Gary Clopas

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Dawn Clounch

Other

Damon Cohoon

Assistant Sound Editor

Vincent Contarino

Electrician

Steve Cowie

Production Assistant

Luigi Creatore

Song

Curtis Croeni

Assistant Editor

Dean Cundey

Director Of Photography

Renee D. Czarapata

Production

Andy D'addario

Rerecording

Tom Dahl

Rerecording

Douglas A Degrazzio

Video Playback

Linda Difranco

Adr Editor

Harris Done

Photography

Malcolm Doran

Best Boy Grip

Joe Dorn

Adr Editor

Margaret Doversola

Casting

Jon Epstein

Stunts

James Etheridge

Camera Operator

Maureen Farley

Property Master

Leanne K Ferrer

Other

Pablo Ferro

Titles

Maryann Filer

Assistant Production Coordinator

Richard Foreman

Photography

Gerard Forrest

Props

Alexandria Forster

Costume Supervisor

Dennis Fuller

Cable Operator

Fred Gabrielli

Caterer

Gary Gagliardo

Other

Hank Giardina

Other

Wiliam W. Gideon

Other

David Giler

Screenplay

Joe Gittleman

Song

Donna Glasser

Production Accountant

Carmine Goglia

Other

Monica Goldstein

Assistant

Richard Grant

Other

Rich Green

Foley

Whitney Green

Executive Producer

Whitney Green

Unit Production Manager

Michael Haight

Dialogue Editor

Bill Hansard

Other

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Tommy Harper

Production Assistant

Greg Hayden

Editor

Jean Hebrail

Song

Hugo Herrera

Other

Casey Hotchkiss

Camera Operator

Peter Iovino

Photography

Jeanne C Ishikawa

Production Supervisor

Pat Jackson

Other

Sarah Jacoby

Production Assistant

Scott A Jennings

Foley Editor

Ivan Johnson

Other

Doc Kane

Adr Mixer

Randee Kaye

Assistant

Jamie Kehoe

Craft Service

Elizabeth Kenton

Dialogue Editor

Angelique Kidjo

Song Performer

Angelique Kidjo

Song

Stacy Layne Kramer

Auditor

Dorothy Lawson

Costumes

Margarita Lecuona

Song

Scott Michael Levine

Production Assistant

Matthew Locey

Video Assist/Playback

April Mackin

Animal Trainer

Susan Malerstein-watkins

Script Supervisor

Brent Mannon

Props Assistant

Karen Manthey

Set Decorator

Jaime Marshall

Assistant Director

Lesley Ann Martin

Technical Advisor

Evan Mccalmon

Craft Service

Merdyce C. Mcclaran

On-Set Dresser

Adam Mccleran

Music

Chris Mccracken

Assistant

Mary Mccusker

Dialogue Coach

Doug Meerdink

Assistant Art Director

Kimi Messina

Hair Stylist

Mel Metcalfe

Rerecording

Ann Marie Miller

Costumes

John Milligan

Video Assist/Playback

Sarah Monat

Foley Artist

Frank A Montesanto

Key Grip

John Moore

Foreman

Michael Morris

Animal Trainer

Michelle Morrissey

Production Supervisor

Isis Mussenden

Costume Designer

Ben Nye Jr.

Makeup Artist

Michael O'farrell

Sound Editor

Julie Offer

Other

Attilo P Orefice Jr.

Electrician

Keith Orefice

Electrician

Michael Orefice

Lighting Technician

James Paniagua

Props

Frank Parkin

Source Material (From Novel)

Angela Peabody

Casting Associate

Gregory B Pena

Costumes

Hugo Peretti

Song

Frederick Perren

Song

Charlie Peters

Screenplay

Randy Peters

Transportation Coordinator

Deborah Ann Piper

Hair Stylist

Jon Poll

Editor

Ron Poniewaz

Transportation Captain

Robbie Purvis

Projectionist

Jean Quay

Medic

Bill Rea

Art Director

Rob Regan

Electrician

Robert Regan

Stunts

Greg Rhineer

Assistant Camera Operator

Natalie Richards

Set Designer

Othar D Richey Ii

Stunts

Stephen Rose

Hair Stylist

Pamela Russell

Post-Production Accountant

Tony "san Antone" Salazar

Production

Ron Santoco

Key Rigging Grip

Kenneth Sato

Construction Coordinator

Carlos Scarlata

Production Assistant

Elizabeth Schmidt

Assistant Editor

Paul Schmidt

Grip

Tom Scholz

Song

Renee Schuyte

Camera

Micahel Schwake

Stunts

Michael L Schwake

Dolly Grip

Ellen H. Schwartz

Assistant Director

Heidi Seeholzer

Makeup Artist

David Simmons

Production Assistant

Michelle Skoby

Assistant Costume Designer

Diana C Smith

Animal Trainer

Chris Snyder

Construction Coordinator

Mark Soucie

Electrician

Stuart R Spangler

Location Scout

Kenneth St Lewis

Song

Armin Steiner

Music

Al Stillman

Song

Jd Street

Special Effects Coordinator

The Sylvers

Song Performer

Leslie Thomas

Assistant Art Director

Jana Triska

Production Assistant

Karla Triska

Art Department Coordinator

Jeanne Van Phue

Makeup

Jake Van Vuuren

Production Assistant

Thomas Vandermillen

Assistant Camera Operator

David H Venghaus

Assistant Director

Teresa Visinare

On-Set Dresser

Ken Watson

Music Contractor

Lisa J Watters

Production Coordinator

James C Webb

Sound

Scott Weber

Foley Mixer

George David Weiss

Song

Candace Wells

Transportation Co-Captain

Michael Wesley

Assistant Location Manager

Jeffrey A. Williams

Boom Operator

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Dennis Fuller
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Hawaii, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 21, 1998

Released in United States Winter February 27, 1998

Additional photography took place in mid-December 1997.

Began shooting April 28, 1997.

Completed shooting July 14, 1997.

Released in United States Winter February 27, 1998

Released in United States on Video July 21, 1998